Date: 20th October 2017 at 12:30pm
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Unoial Villa News…

Man of the match v Wolves: Click Here

“This is the first U23 game I’ve been to for a while. A good performance and they play at much faster pace than the first team. Impressed with several of them but the best is Lyden. When will he feature for the first team again? Adds to the centre of the park, unlike Hourihohn who I find missing more often than not. Grealish is still, well Grealish good for getting free kicks but that is about it.£”” Gordonsleftboot. Read more: U23s – Wolves 0 Aston Villa 2;

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow. Having set the target a few months ago, more than £65,000 has been raised and chief Executive Brian Caldwell now believes the club are in a position to be a ‘flagship club’ for tackling the popular topic at hand. Read more: Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Championship

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18. Last season the Octopus feature was a late arrival for the Championship – it was off having its tentacles given a Brazilian for all I know. Villa just scraping the play offs. Would you be happy with that? Read more: More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Aston Villa’s Neil Taylor will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension. Read more: Taylor To Serve A Suspension This Week – 19/10/17

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Aston Villa and Fulham this Saturday. Aston Villa host Fulham on Saturday October 21 for the game at Villa Park and the match carries a 3pm kick off. Read more: Officials – Aston Villa v Fulham (21/10/17)

An innovation from Villa that will only grow as the use grows. It’s taken them longer than they would have liked but this sometimes happens with totally new systems. I’ve been lucky enough to be a tester for them and I’ve loved loading my card and being able to spend on the season ticket card, contactless, saving the need to worry about paying cash and waiting for change during the push and shove of half time! A communication from Villa explaining: Your E-cash is live! Read more: The Aston Villa Rewards – And E-Cash – All Live

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Thought for the day: Met a Dutchman with sat nav built into his shoes. Clever clogs.